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The Sky Today,
June 17

At 12:41 a.m.: Mercury is square Neptune

After midnight, Mercury in Gemini squares off with Neptune in Pisces, distorting perception. Venus made this same clash with Neptune yesterday, and we probably still feel our heads spinning from confusing encounters or observations. Conversations can get messy now. The opinions or convictions we cling to are doomed to fall apart with the slightest bit of scrutiny. Embarrassment or insecurity might arise due to misunderstanding. Worse – we risk knowingly deluding ourselves. Within two hours, Mercury will enter Cancer. Give yourself at least a day before making critical decisions.

At 2:07 a.m.: Mercury enters Cancer

Mercury then enters Cancer, making our communication style sensitive and emotional. We adopt a compassionate tone when speaking with others, giving the impression of care and support. Although this transit can be harnessed to improve rapport with loved ones, personal biases can also greatly impede our judgment. Expect making objective assessments to be a challenge. However, the next two weeks will be ideal for building bridges and bonds.